Grammy-Award Winner Mary Chapin Carpenter To Receive Honor At Newseum

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Grammy Award-winning recording artist Mary Chapin Carpenter will be receiving the “Spirit of Americana” Free Speech in Music Award at this Newseum Tuesday, April 27.

Carpenter will speak to her audience about her time spent as a musician and her career as whole before performing live that night, in conjunction Judy Collins and Rodney Crowell, starting at 7:30 in the Leonore and Walter Annenberg Theater.

Tickets are still available for the event and cost $25/general admission and $20/Newseum & Americana Music Association members.

All proceeds from the celebratory event support First Amendment education and the work conducted by the Americana Music Association.

Rachel moved to DC in the fall of 2005 to study Journalism and Music at American University. When she’s not keeping up with the latest Major League Baseball news, she works on making music as an accomplished singer-songwriter and was even a featured performer/speaker at TEDxDupont Circle in 2012. Rachel has also contributed to The Washington Examiner and MASN Sports’ Nationals Buzz as a guest blogger. See why she loves DC. E-Mail:

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